In the midst of the bleakness and despair that flavored much of 2008’s “Slumdog Millionaire,” Freida Pinto stood out. The film, which won several Oscars, including best picture, marked Pinto’s breakthrough, and the lingering shot of her character Latika smiling radiantly from a train platform at...
Donald Sutherland is in the money. FX said today that the Emmy winner is set to play billionaire oil man J. Paul Getty in the first installment of its anthology series Trust, executive produced by the Slumdog Millionaire trio Danny Boyle,...Show More Summary
Yes, that's despite Slumdog Millionaire, 28 Days Later, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs. In a Q&A, he tells Kevin Lincoln what on earth he means by that.
In the 20 years since the release of Trainspotting, director Danny Boyle hasn’t exactly been sitting on his hands. He won the Academy Award for Best Director in 2009 for Slumdog Millionaire, as well as helming movies such as 28 Days Later, 127 Hours, and Steve Jobs. But his return ... More »
'Slumdog Millionaire' director to open 'Trust' with story of Getty heir's 1973 kidnapping.
It’s been a year since FX picked up 10-episode Getty family limited series Trust, executive produced by Slumdog Millionaire trio Danny Boyle, Simon Beaufoy and Christian Colson, and now the project is picking up the pace. The network...Show More Summary
Among his many other noble titles, Pharaoh Ramses II could soon add one more honorific: the ultimate slumdog millionaire. Archaeologists have discovered a massive statue that likely depicts the ancient Egyptian ruler submerged in the groundwater of a Cairo area slum. Show More Summary
World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva had a taste of the fabled Mumbai local trains this morning as she hopped onto one to commute between Churchgate and Dadar — two of the most vibrant stations in India's largest metropolis. Georgieva,...Show More Summary
As you sow so shall you reap. The old English proverb came to life for Mumbai-based Shyam Kumar, a peon at mobile wallet firm Citrus Pay. He became a millionaire after his employer was acquired by Naspers-backed online payments company...Show More Summary
While the movie which launched Patel to stateside audiences, Slumdog Millionaire, went on to collect eight Oscars, Patel personally has landed his first nomination this year in the supporting actor category for Weinstein Co.’s Lion. Last Sunday, he took home the BAFTA for his turn in the Garth Davis movie. Show More Summary
Editors Note: This story originally ran on November 22, 2016. Dev Patel’s career started in his native United Kingdom, with a role on the hit teen drama Skins. But it was with Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning 2008 film, that he became a real star. Show More Summary
He starred in 2008’s Best Picture winner Slumdog Millionaire, but Dev Patel’s first Oscar nomination for acting came just weeks ago, as he nabbed a Best Supporting Actor nod for his sensitive work in Lion. That story of Saroo Brierly, who was accidentally spirited away from his small Indian village ... More »
Until 2016, London-born Dev Patel was still probably best known for his role in Slumdog Millionaire, the little film that could from Danny Boyle. Thanks to Lion, Patel is back in the award season spotlight. Not only was he nominatedShow More Summary
The star of Slumdog Millionaire and the new film Lion moved directly into acting from being a teenager in school. "Everything I’ve learned, I’ve learned from great directors and my co-stars. Acting is about honesty. When I began, I was trying to squeeze as much emotion out of roles as I could and get big […]
Oscar winner Simon Beaufoy ('Slumdog Millionaire') will write the limited series, based on John le Carre's book. read more
Nearly a decade ago, Dev Patel made his film debut in Slumdog Millionaire, playing a teenager from the slums of Mumbai, India, whose life is changed after a legendary run on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. This year, Patel can be seen in Lion, a similarly moving rags-to-riches story ... More »
Dev Patel’s career started in his native United Kingdom, with a role on the hit teen drama Skins. But it was with Slumdog Millionaire, Danny Boyle's Oscar-winning 2008 film, that he became a real star. Equally adept at drama and comedy,...Show More Summary
The 'Slumdog Millionaire' and '24' alum will star in the adaptation of Michael Faber's novel. read more
Renowned Indian actor and producer Anil Kapoor (Slumdog Millionaire, 24) has been tapped for a key role in Amazon's upcoming sci-fi drama pilot based on Michel Faber's cult hit book The Book of Strange New Things. Kapoor will play Vikram...Show More Summary
To much of the outside world, India is still viewed as a developing country immortalized in box-office classics like Slumdog Millionaire and the novels of Salman Rushdie. While poverty levels and economic inequality are undoubtedly high,...Show More Summary